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Applications & Forms

This section allows you to access and sort any of the Division of Financial Institutions various forms, reports, instructions, guidelines and license applications. When looking at the links in the table below, click on the “Form Title” in the first column for an explanation on what the form is used for and information on what it contains. Or if you know exactly what form you need, click “Open Link” in the last column to open the PDF form directly.

Companies and individuals under the following statutes apply for licensure with Ohio via the NMLS. Please visit the NMLS and click "Getting Started" to begin.

  • Ohio Check Cashing Act
  • Ohio Consumer Installment Loan Act
  • Ohio Credit Services Organization Act
  • Ohio General Loan Law
  • Ohio Precious Metals Dealer Act
  • Ohio Premium Finance Act
  • Ohio Residential Mortgage Lending Act
  • Ohio Short-Term Loan Act
  • Ohio Small Loan Act

Pawnbrokers licensed with Ohio DFI may choose to create an account with NMLS or submit the "Pawnbroker Application" from the list below.